Monthly Archives: May 2016

H.E. PRESIDENT TAUR MATAN RUAK HOSTS A COURTESY CALL WITH CPLP MINISTERS OF DEFENCE

Dili, 23 May 2016 – H.E. the President of the Republic, Taur Matan Ruak, on Thursday at the Presidential Palace hosted a courtesy call with the Ministers of Defence of the Community of Portuguese-Speaking Countries (CPLP) who were accompanied by the Timorese Minister of Defence Cirilo Cristóvão.

In the meeting, the Head of State extended […]

May 23rd, 2016|International, News|

PRESS RELEASE : PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC ACCEPTS NEW GOVERNMENT PROPOSAL FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF F-FDTL COMMANDERS

– New Government proposal to extend the mandate of the CEMGFA [Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces] and of the Deputy-CEMGFA by one year and up to a maximum of two years, in order to prepare their succession –

The Government submitted a new proposal to His Excellency the President of the […]

May 23rd, 2016|News, Press Releases|

SPEECH BY HIS EXCELLENCY PRESIDENT TAUR MATAN RUAK AT THE CELEBRATION OF THE 14th ANNIVERSARY OF THE RESTORATION OF INDEPENDENCE

Gleno, 20 May 2016 :

Your Excellencies. Distinguished guests.

People of Timor-Leste.

I salute the people of Ermera, the municipality that hosts this year’s official commemoration of the anniversary of the Restoration of Independence.

I salute the Timorese people throughout the country and those who live in distant lands. Thousands of brothers and sisters in the diaspora have […]

May 22nd, 2016|Speech|

CELEBRATION OF THE 14th ANNIVERSARY OF THE RESTORATION OF INDEPENDENCE: TIMORESE STATE BESTOWS UPON MOZAMBIQUE’S FIRST PRESIDENT SAMORA MOISÉS MACHEL THE GRAND COLLAR OF THE ORDER OF TIMOR-LESTE

Dili, 17 May 2016 – On the occasion of the celebration of the 14th anniversary of the restoration of independence of Timor-Leste on 20 May, the State of Timor-Leste will decorate 25 international and national individuals, including the first President of Mozambique, Marechal Samora Moisés Machel, posthumously.

The decoration expresses the recognition of the State […]

H.E. PRESIDENT TAUR MATAN RUAK MEETS FOR THE FIRST TIME WITH THE NEW PRESIDENT OF NATIONAL PARLIAMENT, ADERITO HUGO DA COSTA

Dili, 16 May 2016 – H.E. the President of the Republic, Taur Matan Ruak, met for the first time, at the Presidential Palace, Wednesday on last week with the new president of National Parliament, Aderito da Costa Hugo, who was sworn into office on 5 May this year.

In the meeting, Aderito da Costa Hugo […]

May 16th, 2016|News|

H.E. PRESIDENT TAUR MATAN RUAK PRESIDES OVER THE 6TH MEETING OF THE SUPERIOR COUNCIL OF DEFENCE AND SECURITY (CSDS)

 Dili, 11 May 2016 – H.E. the President of the Republic, Taur Matan Ruak, on Tuesday, at the Presidential Palace, presided over the sixth meeting of the Superior Council of Defence and Security (SCDS) on the leadership changeover in the Defence Forces, as well as on the defence and security strategic concept.

The meeting was […]

May 13th, 2016|News|

H.E. PRESIDENT TAUR MATAN RUAK HOLDS A DIALOGUE WITH F-FDTL VETERANS

Dili, 10 May 2016 – H.E. the President of the Republic, Taur Matan Ruak, last Friday at Lahane Palace held a dialogue with veterans who still serve the Falintil-Armed Forces of Timor-Leste, F-FDTL, as well as with retired veterans to talk about the petition addressed by them to the Head of State to express […]

May 10th, 2016|News|

H.E. THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC RECEIVES LETTER OF CREDENCE FROM THE NEW AMBASSADOR OF NEW ZEALAND

Dili, 3 May 2016 – H.E. the President of the Republic, Taur Matan Ruak, accompanied by the Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs, Roberto Soares Cabral, on Tuesday, at the Presidential Palace, received the letter of credence from the new ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of New Zealand, Vicki Barbara Poole, replacing ambassador Jonathan Schwass.

After the […]

May 9th, 2016|International, News|